Tag Archives: Giovanni Ribisi

Seth MacFarlane looks to establish comedy dominance with “Ted 2”

For today’s piece, I want to try something a little bit different, especially because this isn’t the first time I’ve spoken of Seth MacFarlane here. Last year, I wrote about MacFarlane as a future A-list comedy filmmaker on the eve of his sophomore feature A Million Ways to Die in[...]

David Oyelowo and “Selma” launch to the top of the Oscar race

Last night, I was in attendance for the first New York screening of Ava DuVernay’s film Selma. This on the heels of it having a World Premiere last week at AFI Fest, which shot it directly into the heart of the awards season. Always thought to be a potential Oscar[...]

Mark Wahlberg’s “Contraband” – Security guards are people too!

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: As a whole, Contraband is a pretty unremarkable would-be thriller. There is almost no real action, and much of the middle act is a series of monotonous scenes of Kate Beckinsale being threatened and/or beaten by Giovanni Ribisi. While Ribisi’s character felt the need to[...]

Giovanni Ribisi joins Gosling, Brolin and Penn in “Gangster Squad”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: With each new announcement, the cast of Ruben Fleischer’s “The Gangster Squad” grows more cool. The excellent Giovanni Ribisi is the latest actor to toss his name into Warner Bros’ casting circle for the period crime thriller that is based on real cases ripped from the headlines of[...]

Luke Wilson’s ‘Middle Men’ releases new trailer

HollywoodNews.com: Luke Wilson’s new film, “Middle Men,” has just released a new trailer. The film is directed by George Gallo and also stars Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, Jacinda Barrett, James Caan, Terry Crews, Laura Ramsey, Rade Sherbedgia, Kevin Pollak, Graham McTavish, and Kelsey Grammer. In 1995, everyone had a VCR, music[...]

“Saving Private Ryan” by Steven Spielberg: Foote In Film

BY JOHN H. FOOTE SAVING PRIVATE RYAN (1998) – Directed by Steven Spielberg (****) So much has been written about the film’s stunning opening sequence, and the closing battle that I often fear the film’s greatest moment is missed. It comes mid-way through the picture after the death of the little medic[...]